No Lou is correct. The attached paper is very dry but it scientifically demonstrates that error rates have been dropping and offers many reasons for this. So fielding has improved over years and that likely translates into more spectacular plays.
Wow, I had no idea casual gushing would get me such an interesting text to chew over. Thanks! I will read it with interest. BTW, have you read the excellent book "Curve Ball" by Jim Albert and Jay Bennett?